Success Stories


My name is Selene Nañez. I am a sophomore at Sam Houston State University. I am also a former CIS student from Milby High School.

During my senior year, I had many questions as to what I was supposed to do once I graduated high school.


Tristan Love, CIS Alum and Booker T. Washington High School graduate, opened the Greater Houston Link Up Conference on October1st…


I was destined for failure. At 15, I was already scarred with tattoos and had no goals in life. My mother worked two shifts to pay the bills at home, so I spent most of my time with my aunt’s family. My cousins were more like my brothers. The decision to choose them as my role models would prove to be a great mistake. But finding the right guidance seemed impossible in a family full of dropouts and criminals.


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